Last Sunday, Deutsche Telekom had an outage that affected almost one million of their customers. The issue involved their customers routers, and the ISP suspected foul play.
It turns out they were right! Attackers have modified a version of the Mirai botnet to exploit a newly discovered vulnerability that may affect many routers shipped by ISPs. Watch the Daily Byte below to learn more about this incident, the new router flaw, and what you can do to protect yourself.
Episode Runtime: 2:26
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jy2UPE9VPgw
- Deutsche Telekom had weekend outage; suspect hackers – Fortune
- Attackers targeted newly released router flaw – Ars Technica
- Honeynet used to measure the router attacks – SANS
- Proof-of-Concept (PoC) exploit for router flaw – Exploit DB